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English as a Second Language (2005)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  22 October 2005 (USA)
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Bolivar De La Cruz, with a baby on the way, has just made the treacherous journey over the border from Mexico to Los Angeles, California, home of the beautiful and restless Lola Sara, whose... See full summary »

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Bolivar De La Cruz
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Lola Sara
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Norman Benjamin
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Consuelo Sara
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Donovan
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Eduardo Sara
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Wayne
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Pepe
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Micari (as Jennifer Holmes)
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Esmeralda De La Cruz
Armelia McQueen ...
Nurse Wanda
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Juanita
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Petra
Saul Huezo ...
Jesus (as Saúl Huezo)
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Bolivar De La Cruz, with a baby on the way, has just made the treacherous journey over the border from Mexico to Los Angeles, California, home of the beautiful and restless Lola Sara, whose parents made the same journey some twenty years ago. Now two people from very different sides of the same culture find themselves on a collision course with the events that will change their lives forever. Written by Anonymous

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How far would you go to live the American Dream?

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Rated R for language, some sexuality, violence and brief drug use
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I'm surprised this movie has not gotten better ratings
17 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Perhaps it's because many people are not into a story about an illegal immigrant and the fact that he was easily overtaken by greed or that Lola's promiscuity led to an abortion... There were a lot of other complex topics in this movie including a dysfunctional family and dishonesty in relationships, but the movie combined the various topics well. And while this movie shows the downside of people, it also shows redemption is possible when you open your heart and eyes to the truth. Very well scripted and acted. Definitely not a movie for people were looking for a car chase scene or martians coming from outer space, but if you're looking for a good drama, this is a good choice.


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